AIDR Annual Report 2020-21

AIDR has published its Annual Report for 2020–21, presented to the AIDR Governance Committee Meeting on 29 October 2021.

The Annual Report documents AIDR’s activity and development across four Influencing Strategies – Networks, Capability, Knowledge and Thought Leadership – and outlines participation and impact through events, knowledge products, and programs of work.

AIDR’s increasing focus on data-driven decision making and service delivery is evident through the Annual Report, with both quantitative and qualitative stakeholder feedback supporting the content.

In the 2020–21 financial year, AIDR:

  • delivered 60 professional development events
  • published three Handbooks and eight companion documents
  • developed three new collections on the Knowledge Hub
  • had 373,945 users accessing AIDR online materials, with over 2 million pageviews
  • provided 50 presentations at conferences, forums, panels and workshops.


Impact and engagement data documented in the AIDR Annual Report found:

  • 18,152 individual downloads of AIDR Handbooks
  • 98% of Australian Disaster Resilience Conference delegates would recommend the event to others
  • 4,825 participants were engaged through professional development events
  • 1,728 new social media followers
  • 147 Handbook Working Group members engaged.


The AIDR Annual Report 2020–21 is available on the AIDR website.